CFA is encouraged by the steps outlined in the Provost’s draft report about “specialized faculty”. A number of faculty – some CFA supporters and some not – spoke up at a recent Senate meeting to propose basic improvements to the plan. The Provost’s office has responded positively to some of these. We are fostering further discussion,Continue reading “Non-tenure track issues at UIUC”
Kirsten Wilcox explores non-tenure-track faculty issues at her excellent blog, Good Enough Professor: http://goodenoughprofessor.blogspot.com/ Are adjuncts the “spackle” of our institutions?
… Multi-year raises, contracts, and University to cover possible pension cost increases With the ratification of a contract at the University of Oregon, a faculty union has been formed at another major state university, indicating a growing trend across the United States. As we reported last month, the contract includes an average 12 percent raiseContinue reading “Faculty Union Ratifies Contract at U of Oregon”
Nontenure-track faculty seek voice on UI campus Sun, 10/06/2013 – 7:00am | Christine Des Garennes for the News-Gazette Photo by: Robin Scholz/The News-Gazette Kay Emmert teaches a class at the English Building at the University of Illinois. The University of Illinois has a growing number of adjunct faculty, instructors, lecturers, senior lecturers, and clinical andContinue reading “Local News Coverage of NTTs at UIUC”